Wax Roof finally tells his story in new EP, ‘re(P)layer’

When he's not crafting songs for artists like Rexx Life Raj, Caleborate, or Seattle MC Dave B., Wax Roof has been spending time crafting the music that will finally tell his story. The Oakland producer, known for soulful arrangements and vibe-y chord progressions, has always let his music do the talking for him and today, he releases the first chapter with a new EP called, re(Player). Accompanied by an animated feature, re(P)layer is part one of a trilogy that tells the story of Wax Roof's journey as he grappled with a debilitating chronic pain condition. Not only did it force [...]

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Wax Roof’s “Poseidon” is an oceanic love jam featuring Rexx Life Raj, Jay Prince and Manasseh

Wax Roof is an Oakland multi-instrumentalist that has blessed some of the Bay Area's most treasured records with his simplified, yet soulful vibe. Turning hip-hop and jazz concepts into genre-fluid chords and melodies has been his calling card, plus backing artists like Siri and Michael Sneed Jr. for their live shows. But when he's not working behind the boards for other artists -- like Seattle rapper Dave B's latest record Bleu -- Wax Roof drops his own occasional track, like this week's "Poseidon". Anchored by steady guitar melody and siren-like vocal harmonies, "Poseidon" sounds like a nighttime cruise with your [...]

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